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Latest Siachen Glacier Stories

2006-05-23 00:39:00

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Nuclear rivals India and Pakistan started a fresh round of talks on Tuesday over the Siachen glacier in Kashmir, where thousands of troops are holed up in freezing temperatures in a costly standoff.

2006-01-16 03:00:28

By Y.P. Rajesh NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India and Pakistan begin a new round of peace talks this week but the nuclear-armed rivals are unlikely to end a stalemate that has tarnished the process, analysts say.

2005-09-28 12:02:55

By Y.P. Rajesh and Palash Kumar NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India and Pakistan are agreed on the need to withdraw troops from the Siachen Glacier but are stuck on verifying each other's positions before they pull back, the Indian defense minister said on Wednesday.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.